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81. contraband Recruits.

'Tis argued that “slaves,” if made speedily free,
     And provided with proper equipments, might be
Put to use, in the soldier's vocation!
     And, egad! if you'll make them all serve, I propose
That they march to the field, armed with shovels and hoes,
     As an “army of occupation!”

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